from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A monument erected in honor of a dead person whose remains lie elsewhere.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A monument erected to honour the dead whose bodies lie elsewhere; especially members of the armed forces who died in battle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An empty tomb or a monument erected in honor of a person who is buried elsewhere.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To honor or commemorate with a cenotaph.
- n. An empty tomb erected in honor of some deceased person; a sepulchral monument erected to one who is buried elsewhere.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a monument built to honor people whose remains are interred elsewhere or whose remains cannot be recovered
Over the cenotaph is his bust, and a representation of his first telescope.
A cenotaph is a monument erected to the memory of one dead, but not marking the spot in which his remains rest.
A cenotaph is a memorial built to one who is buried elsewhere.
Near the cenotaph is a marble pillar on which once was set the Koh-i-noor diamond, chief of Akbar's treasures.
To be technical about it, that's not his tombstone, it's a cenotaph (A cenotaph is a tomb or a monument erected in honor of a person or group of persons whose remains are elsewhere) as the only thing found of Capt.
It wasn't until 1934 that then commissioner Cortlandt Starnes requested that a memorial tablet, later known as the cenotaph, be built to honour regular members who were killed in the line of duty.
Mr. Critchlow, being unfamiliar with the word "cenotaph," consulted Worcester's Dictionary, and when he found that it meant
= "-- We are told that a cenotaph is a monument" in memory of one buried elsewhere "-- otherwise," an empty tomb. "
"cenotaph" and our own, into unimagined aerial spaces.
Looking up she notice one of the tiles from the cenotaph missing and realized she was staring at the remains of the letter “Z” from the word “lazy”.